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MP, Dionysios Aktypis talks to Minister of Tourism

The MP of Zakynthos, Mr Dionysios Aktypis met with the Deputy Minister of Tourism. Yesterday in a particularly warm climate Mr Akypis and Mr Konsola talked about a number of things in regards to our Island. As Mr Aktypis stated:- “In a particularly warm climate, yesterday, Tuesday 14th January, I …

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Roman shipwreck discovered off Kefalonia

An incredible Roman shipwreck thought to be one of the largest ever to be found in the Mediterranean, has been discovered off the coast of Kefalonia. The site was found by pure accident during sonar imaging investigations that were taking place along Kefalonia’s coastline. A spokesman for the team said, …

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Navagio Shipwreck, M.V. Panagiotis

There’s one image that symbolises the island of Zakynthos internationally. It’s been used in thousands of newspaper and magazine articles, appeared on TV adverts and photographed by people from all over the world. No one quite knows what makes it so iconic, but the fact remains, that for many visitors …

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Boat overturned at the Shipwreck!

The Zakynthos Port Authority was informed yesterday afternoon about an overturned boat near “shipwreck” beach “”. Immediately a patrol boat and a LS-ELAKT vehicle rushed to the area, finding that the eight foreigners aboard were overturned in the  boat “NIKOLAS” TZ. 397.  The Port authorities immediately picked up the eight …

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Stay safe at shipwreck viewpoint!

Many tourists are aware that there’s a viewing platform at the north of the island where they can get a great view of the shipwreck/Navagio beach from above. It’s very popular and a perfect viewpoint for the iconic beach and shipwreck. Unfortunately however, there are many tourists who choose to …

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Fire under control between Kilomeno and Agala.

  The fire that broke out between Kilomeno and Agala is now under control. The fire which started at 13.25p.m this afternoon soon became a battle for our firemen and burned 25 acres of woodland in total. Fighting against strong winds and a high category of 4 on the alert …

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Descendants of the Sun comes to Netflix!

In 2015 a Korean film crew visited Zakynthos to film scenes for what is now a popular TV asian drama called Descendants of the Sun. The series centres around the characters main Captain Shi-Jin and Dr Mo-Yeon who meet in a hospital and fall in love, but he is sent …

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Underwater museum to open in Alonissos

A new underwater archaeological site close to the Greek island of Alonissos is to be opened to visitors as an underwater museum. The site contains ancient cargo ship remains, the contents of which are in great condition. Scuba diving in Greece was banned until 2005, and slowly now more of …

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